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  • James Storyteller Bible Study Book (Student/Study Guide)

    $19.99

    What does it mean to pursue a life of faith every day? With insight and clarity, James wrote a letter challenging Christians to align their lives with their beliefs. From the words we use to the way we treat other people to our expectations about the future, James presses followers of Jesus to make Him the center of our lives.

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  • Gospel Of John For Teen Girls Bible Study Book With Video Access (Student/Study

    $16.99

    Peace Over Chaos

    In this 7-session study on the Gospel of John, Melissa Spoelstra will encourage you to slow down and discover the pace of walking with Jesus. You’ll be challenged to take on the posture of a learner-understanding that the peace Jesus offers is not an ease of circumstances but a hope and assurance found in His presence. Through this study, you’ll grow closer to Him and learn to live, serve, and rest in who He is.

    Video Sessions:

    Session 1: Introduction (01:46)-Melissa Spoelstra introduces the study on the Gospel of John by setting the context.

    Session 2: Peace in the Plan of Jesus (01:40)-Session 2 centers on savoring peace in the plan of Jesus. Melissa helps us focus on how God’s plan for salvation was accomplished by His power, evidenced His great love for us, and displayed His glory.

    Session 3: Peace in the Power of Jesus (01:52)-Melissa introduces the idea about savoring peace in the power of Jesus. She challenges us to rest in the truth that God is powerfully able and willing to help us in our time of need.

    Session 4: Peace in the Patience of Jesus (01:50)-In Session 4, Melissa focuses on savoring peace in the patience of Jesus. She challenges us to find Jesus as our only source of satisfaction.

    Session 5: Peace in the Purpose of Jesus (01:49)-Savoring peace in the purposes of Jesus is the theme of the Session 5 video teaching.

    Session 6: Peace in the Promise of Jesus (01:53)-The Session 6 video highlights truths found in Jesus’s teaching and prayer found in John 14-17 that help us savor peace in His promises.

    Session 7: Peace in the Passion of Jesus (02:26)-In the final session, Melissa draws our attention to the last four chapters of John as we look at savoring peace in the passion of Jesus.

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  • Knowing Who We Are Leader Guide (Teacher’s Guide)

    $15.99

    Discover what sets United Methodism apart.

    The Leader Guide contains everything needed to guide a group through the six-week study, including session plans, activities, discussion questions, and multiple format options. Components include a book, Knowing Who We Are, and video teaching sessions featuring Laceye Warner, making this perfect as a group study throughout the year. A companion book, Who We Are and What We Believe: 50 Questions about The UMC, is also available. In this book, Laceye C. Warner invites you to a richer understanding of Wesleyan Christianity so you can have a clear sense of identity, better express your own beliefs, and deepen your connection with The United Methodist Church. She introduces you to important values and characteristics that make the Wesleyan way distinctive, including emphasizing God’s grace for all and sanctification as tangible transformation in your life, your community, and all creation. You’ll see how The United Methodist Church today is deeply rooted in the Christian tradition and a legacy of care, compassion, and active response to injustice in the world. And you’ll find that Christian faith in the Wesleyan tradition holds together personal faith and community life, along with a commitment to justice through ministry and service. Pick up this book and study it with your small group and discover a way of being Christian that fills you with joy, moves you to follow Jesus wholeheartedly, and spurs you to live with compassion and grace.

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  • Forge Bible Study Book With Video Access (Student/Study Guide)

    $17.99

    THE FORGE Movie Bible Study Book with Video Access includes printed content for five sessions, a leader guide, personal study between group sessions, applicable Scripture, “How to Use This Study,” tips for leading a group, and more. Also, each Book contains unique codes that enable you to access videos for each session.

    Jesus focused His time and attention on walking with God and making disciples. Shouldn’t we?

    In His wisdom, He chose to invest deeply in the lives of twelve men. He saw them, called them, taught them, saved them, then sent them into the world to bear witness to what He had done for them.

    This five-week small group study uses featured clips from the new Kendrick brothers’ movie, THE FORGE, to ignite a passion for knowing Christ personally, following Him sacrificially, obeying Him willingly, and helping others become disciples of Christ.

    The world doesn’t need another strategy, it needs men and women who are devoted to Jesus and committed to helping others know and follow Him through lifelong discipleship.

    Session Topics:

    1. Seeing Like Jesus
    2. Giving Like Jesus
    3. Leading Like Jesus
    4. Investing Like Jesus
    5. Sending Like Jesus

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  • Ephesians Bible Study Book With Video Access (Student/Study Guide)

    $21.99

    Who am I? The question of identity is always in the back of our minds, and it’s currently at the forefront of social conversations. But the first question we need to ask is: Who is God? Then we can begin to consider, And who am I in light of who He is? In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul describes God as a merciful and forgiving Father who unites us in Christ and empowers us to live by the Spirit. We’re adopted children and fellow citizens with the saints because of God’s loving pursuit on our behalf.

    In this 7-session study, Bible teachers, authors, and friends Jackie Hill Perry, Jasmine Holmes, and Melissa Kruger walk through the book of Ephesians, examining the invaluable truths Paul’s letter holds for us today. Along the way, they’ll help us understand the riches of our inheritance as daughters of our heavenly Father, as well as what it means to walk in a manner worthy of our calling.

    Video Sessions:

    Session 1: Introduction (11:14)-Authors Jackie Hill Perry, Jasmine Holmes, and Melissa Kruger welcome you to the Ephesians Bible study, provide an overview for this book of the Bible, and explain what you can expect from their conversation-based videos.

    Session 2: Ephesians 1: Praise & Prayer (41:50)-In this video, the authors discuss Ephesians 1 together. Their conversation includes Paul’s detailed list of spiritual blessings for those who are in Christ, as well as Paul’s personal prayer for the Ephesian Christians.

    Session 3: Ephesians 2: Alive & Unified (33:17)-Belonging to Christ transforms every aspect of our lives. This is one of the key takeaways from this video session as the authors unpack Paul’s words in Ephesians 2. They also discuss how God’s grace means we aren’t left dead in our sins, but we’re given new life and invited into relationship with God and His people.

    Session 4: Ephesians 3: Mystery & Power (34:41)-In this video session, the authors spend time discussing the beautiful mystery Paul describes in Ephesians 3-the expansive reach of God’s love-and they consider how Paul’s example of prayer for others can inspire our own prayers.

    Session 5: Ephesians 4: Unity & Maturity (33:53)-Paul’s letter takes a noticeable shift in Ephesians 4. He moves from teaching about who God is to teaching about how to live for Him. Among the topics discussed in this video are the unity and diversity of the body of Christ and distinguishing characteristics of the life of a child of God.

    Session 6: Ephesians 5: Light & Love (35:12)-In

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  • Discipleship Opportunity : Leading A Great-Commission Church In A Post-Ever

    $16.99

    Help your church thrive in a post-everything world.

    The world is a very different place from what it was just a few years ago. Today’s post-everything world is arguably more divisive, political, indifferent, and impatient than ever. While many believe that the best course of action is to find a way back to how things used to be, is that actually the best way forward?

    Given the many ways that our world has changed, it’s time for Christian leadership strategies to change, and for churches to approach making disciples, evangelism, and preaching differently than yesterday. The Discipleship Opportunity is a powerful tool for church leaders seeking to navigate the challenges of our rapidly evolving, post-pandemic, post-Christian, and post-everything world. In this helpful resource, Daniel Im equips readers with practical ways to:

    *reach those who are spiritually asleep in your church and community,
    *disciple your church to know Jesus deeply, and
    *preach differently in today’s post-everything world.

    Discern your church’s path forward by learning how to diagnose which shifts to make. Learn disciple-making principles that are as straightforward as they are timely. Whether you’re a seasoned leader or just starting out, don’t miss this opportunity to emerge as a stronger, healthier, and more evangelistic church.

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  • 3 2 1 Marriage Participant Guide Semester 1 (Student/Study Guide)

    $14.99

    God designed marriage as one of His greatest gifts to us.

    321 Marriage Ghelps couples discover the hidden gems awaiting them when they let God define how they walk out their marriages. Only when you follow His plan can you discover the true joy and fulfillment He had in mind. Whether you are just laying the early foundation as newlyweds or desiring fresh wind in the seasoned sails of your marriage, we want to encourage you on the journey and help you discover that God’s plan for a dynamic marriage is possible!

    Developed oby a couple for couples, this unique 12-week course is designed to encourage couples toward healthy and thriving God-honoring marriages. Session topics cover the foundational areas where most couples struggle, including:

    *Prayer–how to build your marriage on prayer togetherd
    *Kindness–what that really looks like in a marriage
    *Needs–how each partner is different
    *Love–how to provide security and connection to each other
    *Money–how to act as one while thinking individually
    *Family–how to prevent or navigate volatile dynamics

    The leader guide offers exclusive digital content, including supporting biblical commentary for each lesson. You can find it at lifebiblestudy.com.

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  • Standard Lesson Commentary NIV 2024-2025 Large Print Edition (Large Type)

    $26.99

    As the world’s most popular annual Bible commentary for more than three decades, Standard Lesson Commentary (SLC) provides 53 weeks of study in a single volume and combines thorough Bible study with relevant examples and questions.
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    Key features include:

    *Verse-by-verse explanation of the Bible text
    *Detailed lesson context
    *Pronunciation guide for difficult words
    *Printed Scripture
    *Discussion starters
    *A review quiz for each quarter

    Available in the King James Version (KJV) and New International Version(R) (NIV) Bible translations, the SLC is based on the popular Uniform Series. This series, developed by scholars from numerous church fellowships, outlines an in-depth study of the Bible over a multi-year period.

    The four main themes of the 2024-2025 study are:

    *Worship in the Covenant Community–Genesis, Exodus, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, Isaiah, Psalms, John

    *A King Forever and Ever–Ruth, 2 Samuel, Psalms, Matthew, Luke

    *Costly Sacrifice–Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Matthew, Hebrews, 1 John, Revelation

    *Sacred Altars and Holy Gifts–Genesis, Matthew, Luke, John, Romans, 1 Corinthians, Ephesians, Hebrews, 1 Peter

    The SLC is perfect as the primary resource for an adult Sunday School class, for personal study, or as a supplemental resource for any curriculum that follows the ISSL/Uniform Series. Nearly two dozen ministers, teachers, and Christian education specialists contribute their expertise to SLC.

    The Deluxe Edition features online and downloadable access for the Standard Lesson eCommentary through FaithLife’s Logos Bible Software. This includes the full text of the Standard Lesson Commentary (both KJV and NIV(R) editions) as well as:

    *PowerPoint(R) presentations
    *Full text of the KJV Bible
    *Full-color visual resources
    *Student activity reproducible pages
    *Quarterly quiz
    *More than a dozen additional helps and resources

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  • Standard Lesson Commentary NIV Deluxe Edition 2024-2025 (Deluxe)

    $29.99

    As the world’s most popular annual Bible commentary for more than three decades, Standard Lesson Commentary (SLC) provides 53 weeks of study in a single volume and combines thorough Bible study with relevant examples and questions.
    ?
    Key features include:

    *Verse-by-verse explanation of the Bible text
    *Detailed lesson context
    *Pronunciation guide for difficult words
    *Printed Scripture
    *Discussion starters
    *A review quiz for each quarter

    Available in the King James Version (KJV) and New International Version(R) (NIV) Bible translations, the SLC is based on the popular Uniform Series. This series, developed by scholars from numerous church fellowships, outlines an in-depth study of the Bible over a multi-year period.

    The four main themes of the 2024-2025 study are:

    *Worship in the Covenant Community–Genesis, Exodus, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, Isaiah, Psalms, John

    *A King Forever and Ever–Ruth, 2 Samuel, Psalms, Matthew, Luke

    *Costly Sacrifice–Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Matthew, Hebrews, 1 John, Revelation

    *Sacred Altars and Holy Gifts–Genesis, Matthew, Luke, John, Romans, 1 Corinthians, Ephesians, Hebrews, 1 Peter

    The SLC is perfect as the primary resource for an adult Sunday School class, for personal study, or as a supplemental resource for any curriculum that follows the ISSL/Uniform Series. Nearly two dozen ministers, teachers, and Christian education specialists contribute their expertise to SLC.

    The Deluxe Edition features online and downloadable access for the Standard Lesson eCommentary through FaithLife’s Logos Bible Software. This includes the full text of the Standard Lesson Commentary (both KJV and NIV(R) editions) as well as:

    *PowerPoint(R) presentations
    *Full text of the KJV Bible
    *Full-color visual resources
    *Student activity reproducible pages
    *Quarterly quiz
    *More than a dozen additional helps and resources

    Add to cart
  • Standard Lesson Commentary NIV 2024-2025

    $24.99

    As the world’s most popular annual Bible commentary for more than three decades, Standard Lesson Commentary (SLC) provides 53 weeks of study in a single volume and combines thorough Bible study with relevant examples and questions.
    ?
    Key features include:

    *Verse-by-verse explanation of the Bible text
    *Detailed lesson context
    *Pronunciation guide for difficult words
    *Printed Scripture
    *Discussion starters
    *A review quiz for each quarter

    Available in the King James Version (KJV) and New International Version(R) (NIV) Bible translations, the SLC is based on the popular Uniform Series. This series, developed by scholars from numerous church fellowships, outlines an in-depth study of the Bible over a multi-year period.

    The four main themes of the 2024-2025 study are:

    *Worship in the Covenant Community–Genesis, Exodus, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, Isaiah, Psalms, John

    *A King Forever and Ever–Ruth, 2 Samuel, Psalms, Matthew, Luke

    *Costly Sacrifice–Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Matthew, Hebrews, 1 John, Revelation

    *Sacred Altars and Holy Gifts–Genesis, Matthew, Luke, John, Romans, 1 Corinthians, Ephesians, Hebrews, 1 Peter

    The SLC is perfect as the primary resource for an adult Sunday School class, for personal study, or as a supplemental resource for any curriculum that follows the ISSL/Uniform Series. Nearly two dozen ministers, teachers, and Christian education specialists contribute their expertise to SLC.

    The Deluxe Edition features online and downloadable access for the Standard Lesson eCommentary through FaithLife’s Logos Bible Software. This includes the full text of the Standard Lesson Commentary (both KJV and NIV(R) editions) as well as:

    *PowerPoint(R) presentations
    *Full text of the KJV Bible
    *Full-color visual resources
    *Student activity reproducible pages
    *Quarterly quiz
    *More than a dozen additional helps and resources

    Add to cart
  • Standard Lesson Commentary KJV 2024-2025 Large Print Edition (Large Type)

    $26.99

    As the world’s most popular annual Bible commentary for more than three decades, Standard Lesson Commentary (SLC) provides 53 weeks of study in a single volume and combines thorough Bible study with relevant examples and questions.
    ?
    Key features include:

    *Verse-by-verse explanation of the Bible text
    *Detailed lesson context
    *Pronunciation guide for difficult words
    *Printed Scripture
    *Discussion starters
    *A review quiz for each quarter

    Available in the King James Version (KJV) and New International Version(R) (NIV) Bible translations, the SLC is based on the popular Uniform Series. This series, developed by scholars from numerous church fellowships, outlines an in-depth study of the Bible over a multi-year period.

    The four main themes of the 2024-2025 study are:

    *Worship in the Covenant Community–Genesis, Exodus, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, Isaiah, Psalms, John

    *A King Forever and Ever–Ruth, 2 Samuel, Psalms, Matthew, Luke

    *Costly Sacrifice–Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Matthew, Hebrews, 1 John, Revelation

    *Sacred Altars and Holy Gifts–Genesis, Matthew, Luke, John, Romans, 1 Corinthians, Ephesians, Hebrews, 1 Peter

    The SLC is perfect as the primary resource for an adult Sunday School class, for personal study, or as a supplemental resource for any curriculum that follows the ISSL/Uniform Series. Nearly two dozen ministers, teachers, and Christian education specialists contribute their expertise to SLC.

    The Deluxe Edition features online and downloadable access for the Standard Lesson eCommentary through FaithLife’s Logos Bible Software. This includes the full text of the Standard Lesson Commentary (both KJV and NIV(R) editions) as well as:

    *PowerPoint(R) presentations
    *Full text of the KJV Bible
    *Full-color visual resources
    *Student activity reproducible pages
    *Quarterly quiz
    *More than a dozen additional helps and resources

    Add to cart
  • Standard Lesson Commentary Deluxe Edition KJV 2024-2025 (Deluxe)

    $29.99

    As the world’s most popular annual Bible commentary for more than three decades, Standard Lesson Commentary (SLC) provides 53 weeks of study in a single volume and combines thorough Bible study with relevant examples and questions.
    ?
    Key features include:

    *Verse-by-verse explanation of the Bible text
    *Detailed lesson context
    *Pronunciation guide for difficult words
    *Printed Scripture
    *Discussion starters
    *A review quiz for each quarter

    Available in the King James Version (KJV) and New International Version(R) (NIV) Bible translations, the SLC is based on the popular Uniform Series. This series, developed by scholars from numerous church fellowships, outlines an in-depth study of the Bible over a multi-year period.

    The four main themes of the 2024-2025 study are:

    *Worship in the Covenant Community–Genesis, Exodus, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, Isaiah, Psalms, John

    *A King Forever and Ever–Ruth, 2 Samuel, Psalms, Matthew, Luke

    *Costly Sacrifice–Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Matthew, Hebrews, 1 John, Revelation

    *Sacred Altars and Holy Gifts–Genesis, Matthew, Luke, John, Romans, 1 Corinthians, Ephesians, Hebrews, 1 Peter

    The SLC is perfect as the primary resource for an adult Sunday School class, for personal study, or as a supplemental resource for any curriculum that follows the ISSL/Uniform Series. Nearly two dozen ministers, teachers, and Christian education specialists contribute their expertise to SLC.

    The Deluxe Edition features online and downloadable access for the Standard Lesson eCommentary through FaithLife’s Logos Bible Software. This includes the full text of the Standard Lesson Commentary (both KJV and NIV(R) editions) as well as:

    *PowerPoint(R) presentations
    *Full text of the KJV Bible
    *Full-color visual resources
    *Student activity reproducible pages
    *Quarterly quiz
    *More than a dozen additional helps and resources

    Add to cart
  • Standard Lesson Commentary KJV 2024-2025

    $24.99

    As the world’s most popular annual Bible commentary for more than three decades, Standard Lesson Commentary (SLC) provides 53 weeks of study in a single volume and combines thorough Bible study with relevant examples and questions.

    Key features include:

    *Verse-by-verse explanation of the Bible text
    *Detailed lesson context
    *Pronunciation guide for difficult words
    *Printed Scripture
    *Discussion starters
    *A review quiz for each quarter

    Available in the King James Version (KJV) and New International Version(R) (NIV) Bible translations, the SLC is based on the popular Uniform Series. This series, developed by scholars from numerous church fellowships, outlines an in-depth study of the Bible over a multi-year period.

    The four main themes of the 2024-2025 study are:

    *Worship in the Covenant Community-Genesis, Exodus, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, Isaiah, Psalms, John

    *A King Forever and Ever-Ruth, 2 Samuel, Psalms, Matthew, Luke

    *Costly Sacrifice-Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Matthew, Hebrews, 1 John, Revelation

    *Sacred Altars and Holy Gifts-Genesis, Matthew, Luke, John, Romans, 1 Corinthians, Ephesians, Hebrews, 1 Peter

    The SLC is perfect as the primary resource for an adult Sunday School class, for personal study, or as a supplemental resource for any curriculum that follows the ISSL/Uniform Series. Nearly two dozen ministers, teachers, and Christian education specialists contribute their expertise to SLC.

    The Deluxe Edition features online and downloadable access for the Standard Lesson eCommentary through FaithLife’s Logos Bible Software. This includes the full text of the Standard Lesson Commentary (both KJV and NIV(R) editions) as well as:

    *PowerPoint(R) presentations
    *Full text of the KJV Bible
    *Full-color visual resources
    *Student activity reproducible pages
    *Quarterly quiz
    *More than a dozen additional helps and resources

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  • Worth Seeing : Viewing Others Through God’s Eyes

    $18.00

    While most of society views high-risk youth with fear or disregard, Amy Williams has come to see them through God’s eyes-as having tremendous value and potential. With stories and practical tips from three decades of ministry, Amy challenges perceptions and increases compassion for these youth who are often pushed to the margins of society.

    “We are in the business of seeing others, seeing them the way God sees them, and letting them know they have value.”

    Amy L. Williams has spent three decades doing ministry with youth in gangs and prisons. While most of society sees high-risk youth through lenses of fear or disregard, she has come to see them through God’s eyes as having tremendous value and potential. Worth Seeing provides an up-close look at her work-successes, losses, lessons, and embarrassing mistakes. Through personal narrative, Amy reveals the lives of youth who are often pushed to the margins of society. Her storytelling both challenges perceptions and increases compassion and understanding, not just with youth, but all people. Practical tips equip you to take action to see others the way God sees them

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  • Integration Journey : A Student’s Guide To Faith, Culture, And Psychology

    $30.00

    There are numerous models, theories, and resources on integrating psychology and the Christian faith. But practicing integration in the real world is something else entirely. To move from theory to practice, we need learning informed by experiences, reflection on those experiences, and feedback from others. This integration process is a lifelong journey.

    William B. Whitney and Carissa Dwiwardani offer a fresh approach to integration as embodied, lived, and practical. These two seasoned teachers guide students through the process of theological reflection on psychology as part of their spiritual formation and vocation, requiring each person to incorporate their own stories, culture, and experiences. True integration, the authors contend, should work for justice in our churches, communities, and wider society, with particular attention to the marginalized and oppressed.

    Using guided exercises and prompts for reflection and discussion, The Integration Journey invites students to make their own contributions to constructing a culturally informed, organic model of integration that works for them. The goal of integrative reflection is ultimately to be shaped so that we can better love God and others and work toward God’s kingdom here on earth.

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  • Worship In An Age Of Anxiety

    $32.00

    The history of the theology of worship is riddled with examples of clergy and worship leaders who have sought to manipulate their parishioners’ anxiety in order to spur repentance and turn people toward God. Even if such ends may be desirable-at what cost?

    In Worship in an Age of Anxiety, Jordan challenges this utilitarian approach, offering a critical assessment of contemporary as well as historical evangelical figures such as D. L. Moody and Billy Graham who have deployed anxiety as a tool for conversion.

    Proposing a completely different model, Jordan takes up various elements of worship, including:

    *liturgy
    *space
    *music
    *preaching
    *the sacraments

    In doing so, he develops a practical theology of worship that also turns people toward God but within a healing framework.

    While worship alone cannot heal anxiety, it can be a time and place where, rather than being manipulated, anxiety can be acknowledged, accepted, and offered to God.

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  • Revival : When God Comes To Church

    $17.99

    Why don’t our churches today look like the church in the book of Acts? Could they? When God manifests his presence to a fellowship of believers in Christ, God’s people experience revival. That’s one way to define what revival is-when God comes to church. In Revival: When God Comes to Church, Pastor Steve Gaines analyzes how churches can look like the church of the first century. Infused with the Holy Spirit, they evangelized most of the civilized world within only three centuries. We don’t need another program, personalities, or marketing; we need his presence. The Holy Spirit is our primary draw, and when he touches people, they’re never the same.

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  • Short Guide To Womens Ministry

    $14.99

    How do we help women at every stage of life and spiritual maturity grow to know God, be changed by him, and develop and use their talents and gifts?

    In too many of our Christian contexts, leadership training and ministry opportunities for women are inadequate or totally absent. This short guide puts foundational principles and practical plans-grounded in biblical truth-at your fingertips so, whether you’re in a leadership role at your church or hoping to impact a few friends or neighbors, you will discover insights, wisdom, and impactful “how-to’s” to lead women.

    Within A Short Guide to Women’s Ministry, you will find:

    *how to choose, train, and keep volunteers
    *how to train theologically grounded teachers
    *how to plan the women’s ministry calendar
    *how to equip women to read their Bibles well
    *how to equip women to grow in their relationship with God and with one another

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  • 12 Daring Women Of The Bible Study Guide Plus Streaming Video (Student/Study Gui

    $24.99

    In this twelve-session video Bible study, some of today’s best-loved Christian authors and speakers look at the spiritual lessons learned from twelve daring women in the Bible and what they mean for you today.

    As you look at each of these women’s lives, you will discover how to:

    *Apply biblical lessons to your own modern-day struggles.
    *Live through your failures as well as your successes.
    *Draw near to God in a world filled with trials.
    *Find lasting contentment in every situation.
    *Overcome rejection and insecurity . . . and much more.

    You’ll study the lives of . . .

    1. Shulamite Woman: We Had God at Hello (Lisa Harper)
    2. Deborah: Fight Like a Girl (Bianca Juarez Olthoff)
    3. Proverbs 31 Woman: How Not to Do It All (Karen Ehman)
    4. Ruth: Staying Focused in a World of Distractions (Chrystal Evans Hurst)
    5. Puah and Shiphrah: How to Fight Your Fears (Margaret Feinberg)
    6. Esther: Letting God Be in Control (Courtney Joseph)
    7. Priscilla: Living a Life of Blessed Ordinary (Karen Ehman)
    8. Mary and Martha: Finding Life in Death (Bianca Juarez Olthoff)
    9. Bent Woman: We’ve Got God’s Complete Attention (Lisa Harper)
    10. Woman with the Issue of Blood: When Persistence Pays Off (Chrystal Evans Hurst)
    11. Elizabeth: How to Win the Waiting Game (Margaret Feinberg)
    12. Anna: How to Live a Life Devoted to God (Courtney Joseph Fallick)

    This study guide includes:

    *Individual access to twelve streaming video sessions
    *Background information on each woman
    *Video notes and a comprehensive structure for small group discussion time
    *Personal study and reflection materials for in-between sessions
    *Group leader helps

    Previously published as Twelve More Women of the Bible.

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  • Jonah Storyteller Bible Study Book

    $19.99

    Jonah is an epic tale involving a man on a mission, three days and nights in the belly of a great fish, and a city experiencing unexpected renewal.

    It is short and sweet. But the man on a mission we meet in chapter 1-who is saved from a fish in chapter 2 and boldly calls a violent city to turn from its ways and follow the living God-ends the story pouting under a tree.

    It’s an odd conclusion. But as we zoom in on the story, we see that Jonah shows us a seeking God whose relentless pursuit of us is at the heart of who He is. God isn’t just for “those people out there.” He’s for all of us.

    Features:

    ? Five small group sessions
    ? Five-day concise reading plans each week
    ? Open, inviting design
    ? Guide for group discussion
    ? Questions for reflection
    ? Opportunities to memorize Scripture
    ? Call-outs and study features to help participants understand the story of the Bible

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  • Come Home Bible Study Book With Video Access

    $21.99

    We long for home.

    Home should be a place of love and laughter. Shared meals. Special moments. A place of comfort, rest, and safety. Yet the homes we make always seem to fall short of satisfying our longing. They’re imperfect, transitory, and prone to fracture. People leave them. Intruders enter them. Crises shake them. Too often, instead of peace and security, home is a place of brokenness and pain. These failings of our earthly homes expose in us a longing for a better one. The good news is that there is a remedy for our homesickness.

    In this 7-session study, Caroline Saunders follows the theme of home through the Bible. From humanity’s first home to our eternal one, we’ll see God drawing near to abide with us. We’ll find that even the best aspects of home here are just a glimmer of what God is building for us through Christ. This study will affirm that our longing for home is good and purposeful, pointing us to our truest home which is found in Him.

    Features:

    *7 video teaching sessions discussing truths found throughout the study, available via redemption code printed in the Bible study book

    *6 weeks of personal study to be completed between the 7 group sessions

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  • Truth In True Crime Investigators Guide Plus Streaming Video (Student/Study Guid

    $24.99

    Dig deeper into fifteen life-truths gleaned from both contemporary murder investigations and ancient biblical wisdom.

    For decades, cold-case homicide detective J. Warner Wallace investigated the causes behind deaths and murders, chasing one lead after another as he attempted to solve the case.? Several of these cases remain open, unsolved mysteries.

    Wallace also investigated the most notable death in human history–the death of Jesus Christ–and it transformed him from an atheist into a follower of Jesus. Investigating death, surprisingly, taught him a great deal about life and the nature of people. In The Truth in True Crime Investigator’s Guide (video access included), Wallace explores the clues lying behind our human nature as he uncovers fifteen life-truths gleaned from both contemporary murder investigations and ancient Biblical wisdom.

    Every lesson introduces you to an investigation of a death as Wallace and his partner Rick chase down leads and along the way learn guiding principles to help us to thrive and flourish as human beings created in the image of God.? These fifteen attributes of human beings have been confirmed by modern sociological studies, but were first described on the pages of Scripture. Even if you don’t believe in God, these are valuable insights into our human condition, helping you better understand your own identity and the identity of your Creator.

    This study guide has everything you need for a full personal or group experience.

    The study guide itself–with thoughtful introductions, questions for personal reflection and application, and discussion questions for leading a group or team.

    An individual access code to stream all video sessions online. (You don’t need to buy a DVD!)

    Sessions and video run times:

    1. A Pool of Blood (Under My Feet)
    2. Fake IDs and a Stolen Identity
    3. A Target, a Bull’s-Eye, and a Circle of Concern
    4. Trajectory Decisions (for Better or Worse)
    5. Santa Claus and Misplaced Devotion
    6. Legends, Liars, and Liabilities
    7. Felons, Fugitives, and Financial Freedom
    8. Sense and Suffering
    9. Prejudice, Injustice, and the Father of All “Isms”
    10. Tough Love and a Tale of Two Brothers
    11. The Killer Inside
    12. A Good Guilt Trip
    13. What Gangsters Have in Common
    14. Death Sentences and Life without Parole
    15. Every Kind of Stupid
    (Bonus Session) The Bible Describes You the Way You Really Are

    Streaming video access code included.?Access code subject to expiration after 1

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  • More Than A Sermon

    $24.99

    Preach with compassion and conviction

    In More than a Sermon, Douglas D. Webster highlights the prophetic and pastoral challenge of preaching today. The task is both harder and easier than we imagine, as we are called to proclaim the biblical text in a way that convicts a hostile world while encouraging our congregations to rest in Christ’s love. We need preaching that both swings the hammer that breaks hard hearts yet does not break the bruised reeds in our care.

    Offering practical insights and examples, Webster explores what it means to preach the gospel in different seasons such as:

    *Advent and Lent
    *Memorial services and weddings
    *Times of crisis or social impact

    More than a Sermon is a valuable resource for both new pastors and veteran preachers who want to proclaim the whole counsel of God with power and wisdom.

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  • Discipleship As Holy Collaboration

    $18.00

    In this practical guide, Yolanda Solomon offers biblical exposition and personal narratives to help us become disciples who are invited by Jesus to collaborate with God in a sacred group project. With a discussion guide and multiple step-by-step praxis activities, this book will encourage, equip, and reignite your passion to disciple others.

    Many Christians don’t disciple others because they think it’s the church leaders’ responsibility. But Jesus commanded all his disciples to go and make disciples. If we’re honest, many of us hesitate to disciple others because we don’t feel qualified, fear we’ll do more harm than good, and think we don’t have time for it. Yolanda Solomon provides a practical guide to help us become disciples who are empowered by Jesus to make disciples.

    Through biblical exposition and personal narrative, Solomon describes the beauty of discipleship in a way that will (re)ignite your passion to disciple others. Discipleship as Holy Collaboration describes the traits of a disciple and examines how disciples are made as people encounter a love that empowers and compels them to continue Jesus’ mission. She walks us through the life of Jesus, pointing out numerous examples of embodied discipleship that we can implement in our own context. Solomon describes Jesus’ call to make disciples as an invitation to collaborate with God in a sacred group project. The book also includes a discussion guide and multiple step-by-step praxis activities to encourage and equip you to answer the call.

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  • Drink Called Joy

    $11.99

    Using the language and stories of former drug addicts and alcoholics transformed by Jesus Christ, Don Wilkerson makes a contrast between the drinking “high” of drugs and the experience with the Most High God.

    Don Writes, “Using Apostle Paul’s admonition to not be drunk with wine wherein is “excess” but be “filled with the Spirit” (Ephesians 5:18) I make a similar contrast between joy in the Lord and the false euphoria of the life of the addict on drugs. There is also possible scientific evidence that if the brain waves of someone on cocaine were compared with someone joyful in the Lord the latter would show a “peace that passes all understanding.”

    Wilkerson shares 12 chapters based on the real-life experiences of addicts finding supernatural answers to their addiction; these stories are sometimes humorous but nevertheless real. It is hopeful you will finding the reading of this book a joyful experience. There is an important message in this book for those needing freedom from addiction as well an encouragement for those in recovery. Read this then share with some else and spread joy where needed.

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  • Digital Homiletics : The Theology And Practice Of Online Preaching

    $19.99

    Digital Homiletics demystifies the art of online preaching, helping readers understand both the why and the how of engaging listeners via digital formats. Sunggu Yang lays a concise and accessible theological foundation and then shares ten methods for effective digital preaching. Readers will encounter concrete tips and advice for sharing God’s word online, whatever the dimensions of their electronic ministry.

    Yang profiles each of the ten methods in Digital Homiletics with an eye toward general description, homiletic theory, practical tips, final remarks, and innovative attention to “”Details of the Style.”” Who is involved? Why might preachers employ this technique? Where should it be practiced, and when? What content is best suited to each method? The answers to these questions will help readers’ tailor their online delivery. Throughout, Yang helps us recognize the distinctive nature of the homiletical task when preaching to an online audience.

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  • Pastor As Leader

    $19.99

    Practical, Biblical Advice for Effective Pastoral Leadership

    Many pastors feel torn between preaching and leading, but both responsibilities are essential. Without faithful exposition of Scripture, churches risk straying theologically. Without strong leadership, teaching lacks spiritual zeal. How can pastors find balance and steward their calling effectively?

    In The Pastor as Leader, John Currie equips pastors to be men of God who competently carry out their purpose: leading God’s people through the preaching of God’s word. Recognizing a common disconnect between the roles of preaching and leadership, Currie offers foundational principles for pastoring “under Christ’s appointment, conformed to Christ’s character, which exemplifies and implements Christ’s wisdom, preached from Christ’s word.” By integrating two primary roles of the pastorate, readers will learn how to faithfully and confidently proclaim the Scriptures as they communicate biblical vision and strategy for the church’s mission.

    *Encouragement and Instruction for Pastors: Biblical advice for leading the church through preaching the gospel

    *Biblical and Theological: Explores the role of a pastor by looking at the life of Jesus, the early church in Acts, and leaders throughout church history

    *Practical: Takes pastors from principles to practice, with helpful advice and reflection questions

    *A Thoughtful Gift for Working and Aspiring Pastors

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  • Good Kids Gone Bad

    $17.99

    Good Kids Gone Bad: Straight Talk from a Prodigal Who Came Home focuses on themes of addiction prevention and recovery geared towards caregivers, parents or individuals caring for those caught in the struggles of substance abuse. The text ties in practical and anecdotal stories along with how God can do the miraculous in helping to change and redeem lives caught in addiction.

    Author Joe Maxim, has firsthand experience dealing with the darkness of addiction. Both he and his wife Chris, have sought to help others recover from their personal battles through their organization Young Overcomers United (YOU).

    Maxim sees great benefit from sharing these prevention techniques. He testifies that, “Having witnessed hundreds of situations and from walking with recovering addicts, I believe there are clear warning signs and actionable steps that can be taken long before recovery is necessary.”

    For those who may require additional care, steps to recovery are available, and it’s here that Maxim spends more time to better deal with this vital, difficult work. Maxim mentions, “All of the work I do in my ministry is in recovery. While you may not share my calling to help hundreds of young people recover from addictions, you may very well have an addict in your life who you long to see set free from the chains of addiction that bind them.”

    This book from Joe Maxim is passion project that will be a great aid in ministering to the souls, minds, and bodies of those dealing with addiction and the people that care for them.

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  • Good Shepherd : Forty Biblical Insights On Leading And Being Led

    $19.99

    Learn from the Good Shepherd how to lead in your home, church, or community. After spending months among Bedouin shepherds in the Middle East, Tim Laniak offers 40 short readings that explore every leader’s responsibility to provide, protect, and guide. Each chapter begins with observations from Tim’s travels, continues with insights into Bible stories about shepherding, and concludes with what this means for you in your own spheres of influence.

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  • So God Made A Mothers Story

    Original price was: $18.99.Current price is: $13.97.

    How much do you really know about your mother?

    You know her favorite color. You know how she takes her coffee. You know she’d do anything for you. But do you know her story? What did she worry about as she rocked a baby in the middle of the night? What is she proudest of? How does she hope to be remembered? What is her legacy?

    So God Made a Mother’s Story is an inspirational guided journal that invites a woman to share her heart-in her own handwriting-with generations to come.

    From the creators of the bestselling book So God Made a Mother, this companion keepsake is filled with thoughtful questions, writing prompts, and space for a mother or mother figure to write about life before and beyond motherhood. Heartwarming quotes from a chorus of mothers are scattered throughout. Here she can share about her history, her hopes and dreams and fears-in a language of love that too often goes unspoken.

    With this keepsake journal, you’ll discover answers to questions you may have never thought about, like:

    *What is your earliest memory?
    *Who were your best friends growing up and what were they like?
    *How did you feel when you found out you were going to be a mother?
    *What was your most frequent prayer?
    *What’s the kindest thing someone has ever done for you or said to you?

    The perfect gift for any mother, So God Made a Mother’s Story is an invitation to go deeper into a mother’s unique story and create a keepsake those who love her will cherish forever.

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  • Not What I Signed Up For Study Guide (Student/Study Guide)

    $14.99

    A six-session Bible study for groups based on the story of Joseph.

    Life can throw us off-kilter. Maybe you’ve found yourself in a season that you never would have expected.

    In this six-session study guide, based on the book Not What I Signed Up For and its accompanying streaming video teaching series, Bible teacher Nicole Unice invites you into biblical story of Joseph-a man who lived an unexpected life and trusted God through it all. Grow in understanding God’s faithfulness even through your trials, know his love right in the middle of your suffering, and stand firm on his trust even when things remain paralyzingly uncertain.

    Sessions include:

    Session 1: The Joseph Blessing
    Session 2: The Promises He Keeps
    Session 3: The Tests of Your Character
    Session 4: The Work of Patience
    Session 5: The Results of Redemption
    Session 6: The Story of Sovereignty

    Companion video streaming series available from Right Now Media and Tyndale House Publishers!

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  • Titus 10 Bible Study Book With Video Access

    $19.99

    The Titus Ten Bible Study Book with Video Access includes printed content for 10 sessions, personal study between group sessions, applicable Scripture, “How to Use This Study,” a leader guide, separate leader videos, and tips for leading a group.

    Tucked away near the end of the New Testament, you’ll find Paul’s letter to Titus. Scripture provides few details about Titus. But from this 46-verse letter, author Josh Smith has distilled ten foundations upon which to build godly men.

    Using his time-tested teaching process, this study can serve as a manual for becoming the kind of man God intends for you to be and leading other men to do the same.

    Taking ten qualities from the Apostle Paul’s short letter to his mentee Titus, The Titus Ten will help you grow in your understanding of the gospel, your identity, your character, and more.

    Each chapter includes questions for reflection and discussion to process the way the Lord is developing you and to read in a group with other men. As you grow in these areas of your life, you’ll become the kind of man God desires to use in your family, your church, and the world.

    Features:

    *Ten small group sessions
    *Personal studies for ongoing spiritual growth
    *Ten videos featuring author Josh Smith (included with purchase)
    *Leader guide
    *Promotional video

    Session Topics:

    1.Dominion
    2.Gospel
    3.Identity
    4.Assignments
    5. Authority
    6. Character
    7. Doctrine
    8. Mission
    9. Zeal
    10. Investments

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  • Gifted Teen Bible Study Book (Student/Study Guide)

    $12.99

    You Are Gifted!

    Too many believers feel that in order to serve in the church they have to be part of some elite team of super Christians. This couldn’t be further from the truth. The reality is, if you’ve placed your faith in Jesus you have been given gifts that are designed to be used to serve God. Every believer is gifted. The question is, how has the Holy Spirit gifted you? And how can you put your gifts to work for God’s kingdom? This book will help you find answers to these questions and more.

    Features

    *5 small-group sessions

    *Leader Guide in the back of the Bible study book to guide questions and discussion with small groups

    *Biblically rooted and gospel-centered

    *Personal study opportunities for ongoing spiritual growth

    *Free leader resources available for download at lifeway.com

    *Practical guide to helping students discover their unique gifts

    This book will…

    *Help students understand who the Holy Spirit is and how He works in their lives
    *Help students understand who they are in light of how God has gifted them
    *Help students understand who God is in light of how God has gifted them
    *Identify and use spiritual gifts in the context of the local church
    *Guide students in how they can use the gifts they have been equipped with

    Lifeway Student Ministry is a full-service provider of student resources, including Bible studies, camps, mission experiences and training events. Discover Bible studies that ignite spiritual transformation in students’ lives and speak to the issues they face. We offer a variety of resources to disciple youth, including short-term Bible studies, girls’ ministry resources, devotionals, and resources for parents of teenagers.

    Only God and His Word bring about true heart transformation. Because of this, it is our top priority to ensure our resources are rooted in the truth of Scripture. Our desire is to create trustworthy resources that help fuel ministry.

    Gifted: Discovering and Cultivating Your Spiritual Gifts was written by Kyle Wiltshire. He is a writer and editor with Lifeway Students, and he lives with his wife, Joni, and three children, Noah, Micah, and Lilly, in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

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  • Alive Bible Study Book (Student/Study Guide)

    $16.99

    As a new believer in Jesus, you may be wondering, What now? How do I continue growing in my faith? In a world full of confusing beliefs and persuasive voices, it’s vital to understand and embrace your full identity in Christ as you begin your journey of faith.

    In Alive: Growing in Your Relationship with Jesus, you’ll spend five weeks walking through the basic, fundamental beliefs of the Christian faith. You’ll gain understanding of the change that has taken place in your heart and life as a new believer and learn what it means to walk out your faith as an individual and as part of the body of Christ-the community known as the Church. Understand the meaning and importance of historic Christian practices like baptism, prayer, worship, the Lord’s Supper, tithing, missions, and more. And hear and respond to the calling and encouragement to take the long view of the Christian life, being challenged to endure and leave a legacy of faith behind.

    Features:?

    *5 weeks of Bible study designed to help new Christians understand the meaning and importance of the Christian faith

    *Helpful tips and guidance throughout for women new to Bible study

    *Questions that help you learn to live out your faith in daily life

    *Special emphasis on church practices like baptism, the Lord’s prayer, and worship

    *In-depth digital leader guide to help women’s ministry leaders, small group leader, or mentors facilitate the study

    *Beautiful design reflecting the goodness of growing in Christ

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  • Gospel In Life Bible Study Guide Plus Streaming Video Grace Changes Everyth (Stu

    $21.99

    Join bestselling author and pastor Timothy Keller in an eight-week video Bible study on the gospel and how to live it out in all aspects of life-from your community to the world at large.

    The Gospel in Life video Bible study (video streaming code included) begins with the city, your home now: the world that is. The final week closes with the theme of the eternal city, your heavenly home: the world that is to come.

    Throughout this eight-week ascent-from earthly work to the final revelation of grace-you’ll learn how the gospel can change your heart, your community, and how you can live as a disciple of Jesus Christ in this world, right now, even as you look forward to the promise we have in him. Discover how grace really does change everything.

    Sessions and video run times:

    *City – The World That Is (11:30)
    *Heart – Three Ways to Live (12:00)
    *Idolatry – The Sin Beneath the Sin (12:00)
    *Community – The Context for Change (11:30)
    *Witness – An Alternate City (11:30)
    *Work – Cultivating the Garden (11:30)
    *Justice – A People for Others (12:30)
    *Eternity – The World That Is to Come (11:00)

    This study guide has everything you need for a full Bible study experience, including:

    *The study guide itself-with discussion and reflection questions, video notes, and a leader’s guide.

    *An individual access code to stream all video sessions online. (You don’t need to buy a DVD!)

    Streaming video access code included. Access code subject to expiration after 12/31/2028. Code may be redeemed only by the recipient of this package. Code may not be transferred or sold separately from this package. Internet connection required. Void where prohibited, taxed, or restricted by law. Additional offer details inside.

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  • Abingdon Preaching Annual 2025

    $30.99

    The local pastor’s go-to resource for weekly sermon planning.

    The Abingdon Preaching Annual 2025 is Lectionary-based and follows the calendar year (January – December). It includes special days like Maundy Thursday and Ash Wednesday, and indexes for Scriptures and themes, to assist preachers with non-Lectionary sermons.

    Each entry begins with a preacher-to-preacher prayer for preparation, then moves to the key feature: a commentary on one or more texts for the week, exploring themes and storylines, theological reflections, and thoughts about how the text and topic relate to our lives today. Also included are ideas for bringing the text to life–stories, illustrations, ideas for further reading, questions the preacher might pose to the congregation, and suggestions for a ‘call to action’ in response to the message.

    Finally, for the preacher’s ongoing enrichment, the Annual includes excerpts from new books on preaching and homiletics. This helpful resource is written by every-week preachers who aim to come alongside you, offering a reliable starting point for your sermonic planning, writing, and delivery.

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  • Context Leader Guide (Teacher’s Guide)

    $15.99

    Exploring the Chapter Behind the Verse.

    The Leader Guide contains everything needed to guide a group through the six-week study, including session plans, activities, discussion questions, and multiple format options. Components include a book, Context: Putting Scripture in Its Place, and video teaching sessions featuring Josh Scott, making this perfect as a group study throughout the year.

    Context looks at verses we know by heart but may not know the people, places, and times that give them meaning. Josh Scott delves into these well-known Scripture verses, exploring their true meanings by examining them in their original biblical context. Through this process, he unveils fresh and enlightening interpretations that are often missed when these Scriptures are taken out of context.

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  • Context : Putting Scripture In Its Place (Student/Study Guide)

    $18.99

    Exploring the Chapter Behind the Verse Context looks at verses we know by heart but may not know the people, places, and times that give them meaning. Josh Scott delves into well-known scripture verses, exploring their true meanings by examining them in their original biblical context. Through this process, he unveils fresh and enlightening interpretations that are often missed when these scriptures are taken out of context. The book can be read alone or used by small groups anytime throughout the year. Components include video teaching sessions featuring Josh Scott and a comprehensive Leader Guide, making this perfect as a six-week group study.

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  • Matthew Leader Guide (Teacher’s Guide)

    $15.99

    Explore the tenderness and the tensions in the teachings of Jesus.

    The Leader Guide contains everything needed to guide a group through the six-week study, including session plans, activities, discussion questions, and multiple format options. Components include the book, Matthew: The Gospel of Promised Blessings, and video teaching sessions featuring Matthew Skinner.

    The Gospel of Matthew portrays Jesus and his message as full of tender compassion and urgent warning. This six-part exploration of an enigmatic Gospel takes readers into the themes, topics, and tensions at the heart of Matthew’s story about the life and work of Jesus. Chapters focus on blessing and comfort, judgment and retribution, the meaning of discipleship, Jesus’ vision for the Church and world, conflicts and complaints, and how the Gospel of Matthew speaks to believers today.

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  • Matthew : The Gospel Of Promised Blessings (Student/Study Guide)

    $17.99

    Explore the tenderness and the tensions in the teachings of Jesus.

    The Gospel of Matthew portrays Jesus and his message as full of tender compassion and urgent warning. This six-part exploration of an enigmatic Gospel takes readers into the themes, topics, and tensions at the heart of Matthew’s story about the life and work of Jesus. Chapters focus on blessing and comfort, judgment and retribution, the meaning of discipleship, Jesus’ vision for the Church and world, conflicts and complaints, and how the Gospel of Matthew speaks to believers today.

    The book can be read alone or used by small groups anytime throughout the year. Components include video teaching sessions featuring Matthew Skinner and a comprehensive Leader Guide.

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  • Attentive Church Leadership

    $25.00

    The world has changed, and we minister in places we have never been in before. As the world screams for our focus, it’s essential to become attentive to God, our congregation, and our community. Kevin Ford and Jim Singleton call for attentive churches with attentive leaders to discern cultural and organizational change and pivot accordingly.

    The world has changed. The changes around us present daunting challenges to the church, and we minister in places we have never been in before. But there are no one-size-fits-all solutions because every church needs to attend to its specific situation and calling. We need to listen for not only what to do but also what not to do. In a world screaming in a thousand directions for our focus, it’s essential for us to become attentive to God, our congregation, and our community.

    Kevin Ford and Jim Singleton call for attentive churches with attentive leaders who can discern cultural and organizational change and pivot accordingly. Healthy transformation starts with a posture of attention. We need to see what God is already doing in our midst: in our own soul, in our people, and in the communities and culture around us. Chapters explore key questions that attentive leaders ask and offer case studies of attentive churches that have navigated the issues and transitions facing them. As we practice habits of attention, God leads us through the highs and lows of change into the exciting adventure of being on mission with him.

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  • Chaplaincy : A Comprehensive Introduction

    $69.99

    A practical, evangelical introduction to the vital role of chaplain in its many manifestations. Beginning by explaining the history and theological underpinnings of the position, Jumper, Keith, and Langston go on to explore how this time-honored “ministry of presence” functions in contemporary education, health care, the military, sports, and other contexts.

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  • Kingdom Politics Bible Study Book With Video Access (Student/Study Guide)

    $19.99

    Kingdom Politics Bible Study Book with Video Access includes printed content for six sessions, personal study between group sessions, applicable Scripture, “How to Use This Study,” a leader guide, and tips for leading a group.

    Many Christians love to talk about politics, but the current conversation is often full of contentious words that divide our churches and families.

    In this Bible study, Dr. Tony Evans takes a step back to find foundational Bible principles for integrating politics into our daily lives. He challenges readers to incorporate all of Scripture when addressing divisive issues, forcing us to look at political issues we may have neglected.

    When we see government holistically from God’s point of view, we can learn to speak with grace when we disagree with family and friends. We can maintain our political affiliations without causing divisions in our church. And with those who don’t share our opinions, we can still share the compassion and love of Jesus Christ.

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  • Gospel Of John Bible Study Book With Video Access (Student/Study Guide)

    $21.99

    Life. It seems to move at a break-neck pace. Days are filled with noise, screens, and appointments. Sometimes worry and fear are constant companions. The chaos can leave you looking for a place to be still, but that resting spot always seems to be an elusive destination. Jesus offers a different kind of life. He offers peace. He is peace.

    In this 7-session study on the Gospel of John, Melissa Spoelstra will encourage you to slow down and linger with the living Word. You’ll appreciate the pace of the Savior who never hurried but completed all that the Father called Him to accomplish. As you turn the pages of John’s Gospel, you’ll be challenged to take on the posture of a learner-understanding that the peace Jesus offers is not an ease of circumstances, but a stillness of the soul. As a result, you’ll grow in intimacy with Him and learn to live, serve, and rest in His peace.

    Video Sessions:

    *Session One: Introduction (23:01)-Melissa begins the video teaching on the Gospel of John by setting the context for the study. She shares about who John was writing to and his purpose for writing the Gospel. She also gives an overview of the six remaining video sessions, noting the themes and memory verses.

    *Session Two: Peace in the Plan of Jesus (25:59)-The video teaching for Session 2 centers on savoring peace in the plan of Jesus. Melissa focuses on John 1-3 to show us how God was the orchestrator of the salvation plan set before the beginning of time. This plan was accomplished by His power, evidenced His great love for us, and displayed His glory.

    *Session Three: Peace in the Power of Jesus (25:28)-John 4-6 is the focal point of the teaching in Session 3 video as Melissa talks about savoring peace in the power of Jesus. She discusses three of the seven signs (miracles) found in John’s Gospel and points out three important truths for us to remember. She challenges us to rest in the truth that God is powerfully able and willing to help us in our time of need.

    *Session Four: Peace in the Patience of Jesus (24:46)-In the Session 4 video teaching, Melissa focuses on savoring peace in the patience of Jesus. She’ll discuss portions of John 7-9 to reveal the big idea that when we look beneath the surface of our longings, we will find Jesus as our only source of satisfaction.

    *Session Five: Peace in the Purposes of Jesus (31:11)-Savoring peace in the purposes of Jesus is the theme of the Session 5 video teaching. Melissa looks at portions of John 10-1

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  • Beyond The Clinical Hour

    $28.00

    The global mental health crisis is growing faster than our existing mental health care system can address. To meet the scope of human need, we need new models of care. The good news is that there is an institution uniquely positioned with the resources and the heart to help: the church.

    Psychologists James Sells and Amy Trout and journalist Heather Sells know firsthand the urgency of the situation-but they have also witnessed creative partnerships between churches and mental health professionals springing up across the United States. In this book, they call clinicians, students, and educators to collaborate with churches and lay leaders to envision and then create innovative solutions in their own communities.

    Challenging the dominance of the traditional “clinical hour” as a one-size-has-to-fit-all model, Sells, Trout, and Sells give concrete guidance on how mental health professionals can work with churches to provide consultation, train lay leaders, and develop and evaluate programs to expand a continuum of care. They also explore the skills, theological foundations, and research-based knowledge that both Christian counselors and church leaders need to integrate their spheres of expertise.

    Both a call to action and an encouraging roadmap, this book charts the way forward for combining the science of the mental health discipline with the service of Christian ministry.

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) Books explore how Christianity relates to mental health and behavioral sciences including psychology, counseling, social work, and marriage and family therapy in order to equip Christian clinicians to support the well-being of their clients.

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  • No Address An Interactive Study Guide (Student/Study Guide)

    $17.99

    A four-session interactive Bible study, based on the documentary Americans with No Address, that examines the biblical response to people experiencing homelessness.

    Homelessness is not an “issue”; it’s an opportunity for the church to love our neighbors. In this four-session interactive Bible study, we examine what Scripture has to say on the topic. A companion to the documentary Americans with No Address and the full-length theatrical movie No Address (starring Ashanti, William Baldwin, Beverly D’Angelo, and Xander Berkeley), this study teaches participants:

    *The root causes of different types of homelessness.
    *How to engage rather than enable.
    *The importance of collaboration among existing agencies.
    *How to mobilize their church to follow Jesus’ call to serve.

    Each session includes:

    *Facts, true stories, and background about the people who experience homelessness in America.

    *QR code for quick link to online videos.

    *Discussion questions for churches and small groups.

    *Perspective from the Bible.

    *”Go and Do” action steps.

    *Ideas for further resources.

    *Prayer prompts and reflection questions.

    The government can’t solve homelessness alone. The nonprofit sector can’t solve it alone. But neighbors loving neighbors, working together, can make a difference for the people who are experiencing homelessness in America. No Address equips Christians to lead the way.

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  • Rock The Road And The Rabbi Bible Study Guide Plus Streaming Video (Student/Stud

    $19.99

    This Bible Study Guide includes an access code to stream all six video teaching sessions.

    Begin your journey to a deeper faith by traveling to the land where the Bible was written.

    Kathie Lee Gifford and Rabbi Jason Sobel will take you and your group beyond the typical “Sunday school” teaching to examine the true texts of the Bible.

    In this six-session video Bible study (video streaming code included), Kathie Lee invites you to join her as she visits sites in Israel that have impacted her faith and understanding of Scripture. As she shares her story, coauthor Rabbi Jason–a messianic Jewish rabbi–provides fascinating background details that make the story of the New Testament come alive.

    As Kathie Lee and Rabbi Jason reveal in this study, Jesus (the Rock) came into this world and walked the lands of Israel (the Road) to show us the way to God. And when we are introduced to the mysteries of God’s Word (the Rabbi) and understand it in the context in which it was written, radical transformation begins to renew our hearts and minds.

    Sessions and video run times:

    1. Bethlehem: Where It All Began (13:30)
    2. Nazareth: The Early Years (13:30)
    3. Capernaum: Ministry Headquarters (14:00)
    4. Galilee: Ministry Grounds (16:30)
    5. Mount of Olives: The Triumphal Entry (13:30)
    6. Jerusalem: Crucifixion and Resurrection (14:30)

    This study guide has everything you need for a full Bible study experience, including:

    *The study guide itself–with discussion and reflection questions, video notes, and a leader’s guide.

    *An individual access code to stream all video sessions online. (You don’t need to buy a DVD!)

    Streaming video access code included. Access code subject to expiration after 12/31/2028. Code may be redeemed only by the recipient of this package. Code may not be transferred or sold separately from this package. Internet connection required. Void where prohibited, taxed, or restricted by law. Additional offer details inside.

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  • Deconstruction Of Christianity Study Guide (Student/Study Guide)

    $12.99

    A Study Guide that Helps You Respond Wisely to the Deconstruction Trend

    Alisa and Tim will help you respond, both with arguments and with love and sensitivity. This is a timely book! — Carl Trueman, author of The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self

    A movement called ‘deconstruction’ is sweeping through our churches and it is affecting our loved ones. It has disrupted, dismantled, and destroyed the faith of so many, and this study guide can help you not only understand what’s happening but also stand your ground and respond with clarity and confidence.

    *Maybe you have a loved one who is deconstructing their faith, and you are struggling to know how to respond;

    *Maybe you are trying to understand the radical spiritual makeover your friend or family member is going through;

    *Maybe your relationship with a loved one has been strained or even cut off because of your “toxic” Christian beliefs and you don’t know what to do

    *Maybe you’re experiencing doubt yourself and facing hard questions about God, truth, theology, and the gospel

    This study guide is designed to be used alongside the book The Deconstruction of Christianity, written by Alisa Childers, bestselling author of Another Gospel?, and Tim Barnett, host of Red Pen Logic. This guide will help you understand what deconstruction is, the roots of the movement, why it is compelling to some, and how it disrupts the lives of so many. In this study, you will be able to think through all of the issues around this trend and explore wise and loving ways to respond from a biblical worldview.

    Includes six sessions:
    Session 1: What Is Deconstructionism?
    Session 2: How Did We Get Here?
    Session 3: Why Deconstruction?
    Session 4: What Is Deconstructed?
    Session 5: Who Are the Deconstructors?
    Session 6: Where Do We Go from Here

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  • Untangle Your Emotions Conversation Card Deck

    $22.99

    What does the Bible tell us about our emotions?

    Does the Bible really tell us that our emotions are untrustworthy? God made us to feel our emotions, to examine and share them–not manage or suppress them. We can learn what it means to live emotionally-healthy lives from studying Jesus’ life and how He cared for and responded to the people around Him.

    Join Jennie Allen for the Untangle Your Emotions Bible Study as she helps you discover that emotions that are submitted to God and used for the purposes God intends connect us to each other and to Him.

    This six-session study will equip you to:

    *Be encouraged through the examples of emotion in Scripture by God the Father, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.

    *Identify the unhealthy ways you might be coping with emotions.

    *Learn a biblical step-by-step method to help you process, name, and notice what you are feeling.

    *Move from apathetic to articulate when it comes to sharing what you feel.

    This Conversation Card Deck includes 113 cards — fifteen cards for each session with questions designed to start deep, honest conversations. The card deck is designed to be used with the Untangle Your Emotions Bible Study Guide, sold separately.

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  • Body Of Proof Bible Study Book With Video Access (Student/Study Guide)

    $16.99

    Body of Proof Bible Study Book with Video Access includes printed content for four sessions, a leader guide, personal study between group sessions, applicable Scripture, “How to Use This Study,” tips for leading a group, and more. Also, each Book contains unique codes that enable you to access free teaching videos for each session.

    The single most important fact of the Christian faith is that Jesus isn’t dead. He was resurrected on a Sunday morning two thousand years ago. That one weekend included His execution, an earthquake, daytime darkness, an uprising, and a miracle unlike any the world had ever seen.

    Those events and the days that followed changed everything about the world and form the center of our faith. Yet outside of a few days each year, we don’t spend a lot of time contemplating the resurrection itself.

    In this four-session Bible study, we’ll look back on that incredible weekend and see why the resurrection of Jesus gives us hope and confidence today.

    Session Topics:

    1. Replacing My “If Onlys” with “If Jesus”
    2. Jesus Rebuilds and Restores the Wrecks of My Life
    3. The Greatest Comeback of All Time
    4. We’re All Traveling the Road to Emmaus

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